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FRANCESCO MOLINARI RUMORS

The Latest: Molinari closes with 6 birdies

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Francesco Molinari knows how to close out a round of golf. The native of Italy birdied the final six holes in a 2-under 68 in the third round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club. Molinari had two bogeys and a double-bogey before he started his birdie binge on No. 13. He birdied one...
Via Associated Press
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Francesco Molinari withdraws from Olympics for family reasons

TROON, Scotland (AP) Francesco Molinari of Italy has pulled out of the Olympics because of family reasons. Molinari posted the news on his Instagram account without mentioning any specifics for this withdrawal. That brings to 20 the number of male golfers who have decided not to go to Rio de Janeiro. The sport is back in the Olympics for the first time since 1904. He will be replaced...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Molinari withdraws from Olympics for 'family reasons'

Italy's Francesco Molinari has withdrawn from the upcoming Olympics, and his spot in Rio will now go to world No. 342 Matteo Manassero.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Francesco Molinari, David Lingmerth crack field for British Open

  Francesco Molinari and Memorial winner David Lingmerth are among six players who have been added to the field for the British Open. The six players were added when it became clear the Open would not fill all the spots from remaining qualifiers for the 156-man field at St. Andrews. The British Open will be played July 16-19. Molinari is No. 43 in the world, but he was outside the...
Via Associated Press
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Euro Tour: Molinari, An tied for lead at BMW PGA Championship

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Francesco Molinari after the third round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. The South Korean trailed by a shot at the midway stage but made seven birdies, including two in the last two holes, to equal the Italian's overall score of 14-under 202 going into the final day. Molinari, who...
Via Associated Press
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans shower course with beer cans after Molinari hole-in-one (VIDEO)

During the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Saturday, Francesco Molinari nailed a hole-in-one on the par-3 16th hole. Francesco Molinari cranked the volume at No. 16 to a whole new level with this ace. #pgatour #QuickHitshttps://t.co/LWRIQh34t4— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 31, 2015And the fans in the stands celebrated the ace by throwing beer cans onto the course.It's official...
Via The Other Paper
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Francesco Molinari Drains Ace At #16, Crowd Goes Bonkers

Francesco Molinari cranked the volume at No. 16 to a whole new level with this ace. #pgatour #QuickHits https://t.co/LWRIQh34t4 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 31, 2015 Francesco Molinari drained a hole-in-one at #16 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open and the notoriously loud crowd went absolutely nuts, throwing beer bottles everywhere. Pretty epic to see someone […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Francesco Molinari makes it rain beer with hole-in-one on Phoenix Open's 16th hole

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open was packed around 11:30 a.m., and that's when the fans who got there early enough to grab seats got their money's worth. Italian golfer Francesco Molinari's tee shot with a pitching wedge landed on the green, then gently rolled into the cup for a hole-in-one.  At the second hole, the leading group coming into...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Italian Open: Molinari, Wiesberger share lead in Turin

TURIN, Italy -- Home favorite Francesco Molinari and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger both shot 66 to share the first round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday, while Stephen Gallacher's bid to earn a late spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team ran into trouble. Molinari and Wiesberger managed six birdies each in their bogey-free rounds to finish six under par. They lead a group of five players...
Via Associated Press
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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